Champions League

‘Mourinho at United is a waste of everyone’s time’: Social media goes berserk after Sevilla win

Jose Mourinho came under severe flak after parking the bus against Sevilla at home, which led to his team being knocked out of the Champions League.

A gutless performance from Manchester United at home to Sevilla led them to being knocked out of the Champions League in the round of 16 on Tuesday. Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder scored twice as Sevilla stunned Manchester United 2-1 in the second leg of the last-16 tie at Old Trafford to advance to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Following a goalless first leg in Spain, Ben Yedder struck on 74 and 78 minutes in Manchester before Romelu Lukaku grabbed a consolation for Jose Mourinho’s under-par side. United did not attack until they had conceded the lead in the tie and by then it was too late.

After the final whistle, pundits and journalists opened fire at Mourinho’s tactics, which now have left United fighting for just the FA Cup and a top-four finish in the Premier League.

However, it was this particular quote from Mourinho in the post-match press conference that really got people on social media either riled up or led them to burst out laughing depending on their loyalties.

Yes, Mourinho actually trashed his own club.

Romelu Lukaku, one of the very few Man United players who could hold their heads high after the match, said it like it should have been said:

Then came the jokes and digs.

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